Among the 500 castles in the Aveyron is Château du Bosc, the childhood vacation home of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, which is open to the public in nearby Rouergue. Another site of interest is Château du Colombier, which is run as it would have been in Medieval times, including a bestiary, gardens, and costumed guides. For those interested in even earlier history, la Graufesenque near the town of Millau is a major archeological site dating back to Gallo-Roman times, where pottery was produced in massive quantities. Other sightseeing locations in the Aveyron include a megalithic park,
The Aveyron area is also home to many culinary delights, including the world-famous local specialty Roquefort cheese, which is aged in limestone caves. Tours are offered year-round.
Many activities abound for your unique holiday: